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Fairfax County, Virginia

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Fairfax, VA 22035

Cristin Bratt,
Director of Communications

NCS News and Information

Stories and News from the Fairfax County Department of Neighborhood and Community Services.

Fairfax County Partners with Northern Virginia Jurisdictions to Offer Virtual Programming for Older Adults

Fairfax
June 17, 2022

Fairfax County is one of four Northern Virginia jurisdictions and one non-profit organization which have partnered to offer weekly virtual programming for older adults and adults with disabilities. Arlington County, Fairfax County, Prince William County, the Town of Vienna, and ServiceSource Inc. host live virtual programming on Zoom five days a week. The events range from…

NCS Recognizes Recipients of 2022 Juneteenth Resiliency Awards

NCS
June 10, 2022

On June 7, 2022, NCS recognized the recipients of the 2022 Juneteenth Resiliency Awards during the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors meeting. The student award winners received certificates, a copy of the Juneteenth Proclamation made by Chairman of the Board Jeffrey McKay, and a…

NCS and Workhouse Arts Center Present Playback Theatre at James Lee Community Center, May 21

NCS
May 18, 2022

On Saturday, May 21 from 1-3 p.m., the Department of Neighborhood and Community Services and Workhouse Arts Center present Playback Theater at the ...

NCS Spotlights Prevention Programs for National Prevention Week

NCS
May 12, 2022

National Prevention Week (May 8-14, 2022) is a national public education platform bringing together communities and organizations to raise awareness about the importance of substance use prevention and positive mental health. This week, the Department of Neighborhood and Community Services is taking the opportunity to…

Nominations Open for 2022 Juneteenth Resiliency Awards

Nominations
May 10, 2022

The Fairfax County Department of Neighborhood and Community Services has opened nominations for the 2022 Juneteenth Resiliency Awards. In recognition of Juneteenth, these awards recognize and celebrate Black resiliency in youth and young adults ages 13-21 who have exhibited true perseverance (also known as grit, determination, dedication and persistence) to strive towards…

NCS Celebrates the Opening of the Community Center in the Lee District

NCS
May 9, 2022

On Saturday, May 7, community members gathered for a ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the opening of the new Community Center in the Lee District. Located at 7950 Audubon Avenue, the center provides recreational activities, educational workshops and programs to residents in the Buckman Road area on the west side of Richmond Highway in Alexandria.

Speakers at the…

NCS Adopts Children’s Bill of Rights in Sports

NCS
May 3, 2022

The Fairfax County Department of ...

Supervisor Rodney Lusk and NCS to Hold Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Celebrating the Opening of the Community Center in the Lee District

Supervisor
April 29, 2022

This community center will provide recreational activities, educational workshops and programs to residents and be the home of the Workforce Innovation and Skills Hub, a first of its kind County-sponsored workforce development program.

When & Where: Saturday, May 7, 2022, at 11 a.m.at 7950 Audubon Ave, Alexandria, VA.

Alexandria, VA – Members of the…

Registration Opens for Mount Vernon District Neighborhood College Certificate Program

Registration
March 2, 2022

The Fairfax County Department of Neighborhood and Community Services’ Mount Vernon District Neighborhood College, a free eight-session certificate program, is now open for registration. Sponsored by Mount Vernon District Supervisor Dan Storck, this unique program is open to Mount Vernon District residents interested in learning about Fairfax County and the Mount Vernon…

It’s National Nutrition Month – Are You Making Informed Food Choices for Your Family?

It’s
March 1, 2022

National Nutrition Month is an annual campaign created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. During the month of March, everyone is invited to learn about making informed food choices and developing healthful eating and physical activity habits.

The Department of…

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